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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳)

Print: Seki Sanjūrō III (right) as Yokoyama Daizō (横山大蔵)
and Nakamura Utaemon IV (left) as Otaka Tonomo (大高主殿)

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Dates: 1848,created
Dimensions: 9.7 in,14.1 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print
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Signed: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画
Artist's seal: kiri
Publisher: Ōtaya Takichi (Marks 423 - seal 01-119)

Related links: Waseda University; Art Gallery of New South Wales; Lyon Collection - a Kuniyoshi print focusing on the Daruma scroll only;Lyon Collection - a Kuniyoshi diptych on the same theme;

Physical description:

This print commemorates a performance of the play Takagi Oriemon budōjitsuroku (高木織右武実録) at the Nakamura Theater in the eighth month of 1848.

Notice the Daruma scroll lying on the ground behind these figures. (See related links to two other prints in the Lyon Collection.)